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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:47 pm    Post subject: Is a fax line required to send faxes? Reply with quote Back to top

I have Vonage and my girlfriend needs to send a 1-2 page fax every week, thats the extent of the need for a fax service, do I have to have a second line at 9.99/month just to be able to fax?

I tried to send a fax without the additional line and they would not connect.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 10:15 am    Post subject: Re: Is a fax line required to send faxes? Reply with quote Back to top

MSimcox wrote:
I have Vonage and my girlfriend needs to send a 1-2 page fax every week, thats the extent of the need for a fax service, do I have to have a second line at 9.99/month just to be able to fax?

I tried to send a fax without the additional line and they would not connect.


No, you can send fax's on the regular Vonage line. I don't know why yours didn't work, but I do it all the time. Whatever problem you're having you probably would still have if you bought a dedicated fax line.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I, too, have sent faxes with the 'regular' line. I believe a Vonage FAX line is just an ordinary line without some features (like Voicemail).

You may want to search the forum for your specific FAX machine, as some need certain settings to work (relaibly) with Vonage. My HP all-in-one works fine asis.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 10:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Is a fax line required to send faxes? Reply with quote Back to top

MSimcox wrote:
I have Vonage and my girlfriend needs to send a 1-2 page fax every week, thats the extent of the need for a fax service, do I have to have a second line at 9.99/month just to be able to fax?

I tried to send a fax without the additional line and they would not connect.


My phone line faxes wonderfully, I put a line splitter on my phone port and share the port with my fax and phone.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2006 11:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Use *99 as a prefix on every fax call on a regular line.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2006 11:26 am    Post subject: Use of *99 as a prefix Reply with quote Back to top

sinceMay2004 wrote:
Use *99 as a prefix on every fax call on a regular line.


Is there a reference you can provide to what *99 does or why it causes a fax to work?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

The prefix *99 is supposed to diable any bandwidth saver setting that is on that line for only that call so a fax will go though.

Here is the info on the Vonage page:
http://www.vonage.com/help.php?article=134&category=

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Can I use Vonage fax service while using the bandwidth saver mode?
You can use your Vonage fax service while using the bandwidth saver mode. If you have enabled the bandwidth saver option, simply enter "*99" prior to making a fax call (enter *99 plus the 11 digit number). This will enhance the fax quality and prevent issues with your fax failing to go through.

If you have one of the following products, it will automatically detect a fax or TiVo call, so it is not necessary to dial *99:
- Linksys RTP300
- Linksys WRTP54G
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- Motorola VT2442

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